ICC have today announced digital coverage plans for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, to be held in Dundee and Angus from 31 August to 7 September.
Ten games, all at Forfarshire Cricket Club, will be streamed with six cameras to ICC’s YouTube and other digital channels. Short-form highlights will also be available for all matches via the same platforms.
In addition, the short form video highlights will also be available to the world’s media via the ICC’s Online Media Zone.
Speaking on the coverage of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, Aarti Dabas, Head of Media Rights, Broadcast and Digital, said: “For the first time ever we are live streaming ten matches of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, this a huge step forward in our ambition to creating more exposure and role models for women’s cricket and getting the game to more fans across the world ahead of Australia 2020.
“With two places at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 at stake, the ICC are providing significant coverage leading into the next World Cup to grow the reach and engagement of women’s cricket. Whether it be via live stream, video highlights, live scores, news or analysis across our platforms, we are giving fans an opportunity to engage further and we are continuing to build on the momentum from the 2018 ICC Women’s World T20.”
Confirmed matches to be live-streamed (all at Forthill Sports Club):
31 August: Bangladesh v PNG (10:00)
31 August: Scotland v USA (14:00)
1 September: Thailand v Namibia (10:00)
1 September: Ireland v Netherlands (14:00)
3 September: Ireland v Thailand (10:00)
3 September: Scotland v Bangladesh (14:00)
5 September: A1 v B2 (10:00)
5 September: B1 v A2 (14:00)
7 September: 3rd v 4th Place Play-Off (10:00)
7 September: Final (14:00)
As well as live-streaming and highlights, all games will be free to enter at Forthill Sports Club and Arbroath Cricket Club.
Click here for the full schedule.